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Incident #: UPD-258 Fire Start: 8 months ago Location: 14.6 miles NNW of Nucla, CO Acres: 36,520 Agency: Montrose Interagency Dispatch Center (CO-MTC) Dispatch Notes: Contain: 10/11/18 1530control: 11/01/18 1255
Fire Growth Potential
Updated: 3 hours, 9 mins ago — FINAL Bull Draw Fire Update Date: Sunday, September 30, 2018Acres: 36,549 acres as of September 23 at 1800Containment: 95%Personnel: 21 TODAY is the LAST day that a Daily Update will be released. The Bull Draw Fire Facebook will be updated regularly through today. Starting Monday October 1st, the page will be used to update the public as conditions change and new information becomes available. The fire information phone number will no longer be available after 8:00 pm today. Please contact Grand Valley Ranger District at 970-242-8211 with any questions you have. Public Safety: Increased fire activity will provide an increase in smoke and causes low visibility along Divide Road. For the safety of the public and fire personnel, travelers are asked to travel slowly, turn on headlights, and use extreme caution along the Divide Road with the presence of fire crews and equipment. Crews will stop traffic if necessary until conditions improve and travel can be done safely. Hunters with...
Uncompahgre Field Office Bureau of Land Management Colorado Montrose, CO 81401
Date of Origin
Sunday July 29th, 2018 approx. 11:15 AM
12 miles NW Nucla, CO
M, Schultz, IC4
38.457 latitude, -108.665 longitude
Estimated Containment Date
Thursday November 01st, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Timber (Litter and Understory) Brush (2 feet) Dead and down aspen along with serviceberry / snowberry understory providing available fuel as fire creeps and smolders through the aspen understory. Dead fuel moisture levels: 1000-hr: 7% (5680'), 11% (8000'). Live fuels: sage 70-80%; juniper 70%; oak 90-100%; ponderosa 100%
Mild fire behavior with activity backing at ground level, mostly in heavies. Majority of fire behavior is near National Forest System Road (NFSR) 407 and well within the interior of fire perimeter. Falling aspen leaves provide fuel to fire.
The fire is in patrol and monitor status. Current resources will remain on the fire until a season ending event occurs. This means a significant amount of moisture, possible snow.
Projected Incident Activity
Patrol and monitor. Resources will be released as needed.
Incident Ownership Private: 313 acres Montrose County private acres: 10 Mesa County private acres: 303 BLM: 9,968 acres Grand Junction Field Office: 45 acres Uncompahgre Field Office: 9,923 acres Uncompahgre National Forest: 21,809 acres FS, Mesa County: 10,785 acres FS, Montrose County: 9,514 acres